Tracie Blankenship, CMCA®, AMS® PCAM®, Elected to Community Associations Institute’s Board of Directors for Coachella Valley Beginning 2015

FirstService Residential, California's leading homeowner association management company, announced today the election of Tracie Blankenship, CMCA®, AMS® PCAM®, FirstService Residential Regional Director in Palm Desert,  to the Community Associations Institute’s Board of Directors for Coachella Valley. CAI is a major national membership organization, with more than 30,000 members and dozens of chapters. The CAI Coachella Valley Chapter is comprised of over 440 members, which include community association board members, interested homeowners, professional managers, management companies, builders and developers and businesses that provide products and services to community associations. Blankenship's term will begin in 2015.

“We applaud Tracie for her commitment to the HOA industry,” said Tony Woltman, Executive Vice President for the Coachella Valley, Inland Empire and San Diego regions of FirstService Residential. “FirstService Residential is committed to the exchange of knowledge and achieving excellence in the industry and Tracie exemplifies that vision through her achievements with the CAI.”

A 15 year HOA community association industry veteran, Blankenship holds the professional designations of Certified Manager of Community Association (CMCA®) and the Association Management Specialist (AMS®) and the prestigious Professional Community Association Management (PCAM®), all earned from Community Associations Institute (CAI).
As the Regional Director, Blankenship oversees current association community management clients throughout Coachella. She is responsible for coordinating and supervising new contracts, maintaining client relations and spearheading continued growth throughout the Palm Desert’s master-planned, active adult, multi and single-family communities.
About FirstService Residential
FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, one of the largest markets in the world.  As a leading property management company in North America, FirstService Residential oversees more than 6,500 residential and commercial associations including 1.5 million residential units and over 50 million square feet of commercial space across 21 U.S. states and three provinces in Canada. The company has more than 12,000 employees driving local market expertise and manages in excess of $6 billion in annual budgets. For more information, visit

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